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Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business. 


PACCAR, Inc. (Peterbilt, Kenworth & DAF)

PACCAR, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of heavy and medium duty trucks through its Peterbilt, Kenwoth and DAF divisions.  Paccar is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to quality includes aerodynamic trucks, advanced embedded control systems, and a range of powertrain technologies that include the MX engine family and natural gas trucks. Central to this dedication is PACCAR’s commitment to advanced embedded systems that deliver industry-leading safety, fuel efficiency, and service.  On highways, construction sites, city streets, and logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living – PACCAR, Inc. delivers performance, reliability and pride.  Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes PACCAR vehicles the leaders of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

The Electronics Hardware Engineer is responsible for the electrical and electronic component and subsystem design, and electrical integration into heavy duty vehicles. This specific role is based out of the Peterbilt Division of PACCAR in Denton, TX.


Job Functions / Responsibilities


• Design and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy commercial truck.

• Integrate vehicle and drive line controls into vehicle electrical systems.

• Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new parts and use proprietary

software to issue part bid requests.

• Use Pro-engineer and Mentor Graphics to design and document electrical system schematics, wire

harnesses and wire routings.

• Manage engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and

functionality. Plan and track validation of components.

• Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and resolve field issues as identified.

• Ensure industry leading quality and reliability is met/maintained/exceeded on all components.

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and other

professionals to ensure quality heavy duty truck electrical designs.

• Investigate and resolve warranty issues for power train electrical related claims.

• Up to 15% travel.


Qualifications & Skills


• BSEE or equivalent degree required.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good planning/tracking skills.

• Competency with standard business software tools (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).

• Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues.

• Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work; desire to join the World’s Best team.

• Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally and a strong results orientation.


Desired Skills/Attributes


• 3+ years design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical components, including

software, wire harnesses, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI.

• Proficiency using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink, Rhapsody).

• Awareness of heavy duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions,

safety, On Board Diagnostics, and other areas impacting electrical/electronic design, architecture, and


• Experience with supplier management through AlAG processes

• Knowledge of DFSS tools including FMEA, QFD, etc.

Specific experience or expertise in one or more of:

• Automotive embedded electronic component D&R

• Embedded real-time systems design and implementation

• MS in appropriate technical field (CS or EE preferred) and/or Professional Engineering license.



PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Vetern/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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